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by Zenith Cinema Services, Inc.
movies
eye 26,435
favorite 27
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Operations of the Rock Island Lines. Includes shots of high-speed "Rocket" freight trains; the operation of classification yards; and scenes of agricultural and industrial areas served by the railroad. Writer and Director: John A. McGee.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: Transportation: Railroad, U.S.: Midwest, Occupations: Railroad
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 14,451
favorite 18
comment 8
A young boy travels from Chicago, Illinois to Lamy, New Mexico via passenger train.
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Topics: Transportation: Railroad, Tourism, U.S.: West
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by Dudley Pictures Corporation
movies
eye 17,532
favorite 26
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Importance of railroads in the U.S. economy, with many great running views of freight and passenger trains.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Dudley Pictures Corporation
movies
eye 45,287
favorite 30
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Railroads and how they keep the U.S. economy rolling.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 143,624
favorite 88
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Ten short theatrical "screen ads" promoting the 1955 Chevrolet models.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Advertising: Screen ads
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 24,795
favorite 26
comment 8
Theater advertisements for the first all-new automobile to be placed on the market after World War II, the Oldsmobile Futuramic.
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Topics: Advertising: Screen ads, Automobiles: Advertising, Design
Feature Films
by Nat Levine
movies
eye 37,128
favorite 16
comment 8
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 10,457
favorite 12
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Importance of railroads to 1950s America. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 19,410
favorite 12
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Importance of railroads to 1950s America. Directed by Haford Kerbawy.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 8,912
favorite 17
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Travelogue documentary distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and produced by the Van Beuren Corporation. Part of the World on Parade series.
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Topics: Travelogues, Infrastructure: Water, Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges, Sustainability, Cities:...
Feature Films
by William LeBaron
movies
eye 40,525
favorite 34
comment 7
You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page .
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Stock Footage
by American Mutoscope And Biograph Company
movies
eye 5,303
favorite 9
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The Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division Rights information here: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/west/westres.html http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html
Topics: stock footage, historic, U.S. post office, 1903, railroad, train, mail car, mail
Short Format Films
movies
eye 10,810
favorite 18
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The spunky Helen (Helen Holmes) is our hero as a telegraph operator at a remote location along a railroad. She dashes to the rescue when a train engine goes out of control. Part of a long running series, running between 1914 and 1917. Copied at 18fps from the Republic Collection at the Library of Congress.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: action, serial, railroad
Collectie Filmcollectief
by Thomas Edison
movies
eye 66,649
favorite 27
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FOR ALL DOWNLOADERS, WE RESAMPLED THIS MOVIE BECAUSE WE FOUND OUT THAT A WRONG VERSION WAS UPLOADED BY ACCIDENT. THERE IS NOW A MUCH SHARPER VERSION AVAILABLE. In 1903, an employee of Thomas Edison's motion picture company produced a movie with a story. It was called "The Great TrainRobbery." It told a simple story of a group of western criminals who steal money from a train. Later they are killed by a group of police in a gun fight. The movie was extremely popular. "The Great...
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Topics: robbery, edison, train, theft, steal
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
movies
eye 11,900
favorite 20
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Father and son travel by bus from New York to Pittsburgh in the days when bus travel still attracted elite passengers.
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Topic: Transportation: Bus
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
movies
eye 8,682
favorite 11
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Jobs moving people.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Occupations: Transportation
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by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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eye 21,438
favorite 13
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Functions of the modern airport, showing all aspects of airline passenger service.
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Topics: Aviation: Operations, Transportation: Air
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eye 6,404
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0740 PA9002 Letter From an Airline Pilot 16 B&W print
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Aviation: History, Aviation: Commercial, Occupations: Aviation
Stock Footage
by Vistamount Films
movies
eye 14,639
favorite 49
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Staged exhibition at the California State Fair.
Topics: stock footage, historic, 1913, locomotives, train, railroad, head-on collision, California State...
Silent Films
movies
eye 195,773
favorite 83
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A great Buster Keaton silent movie. In 1862, after spies steal his locomotive, "The General", he wages a one-man battle to recover it. The copies previously uploaded here were either incomplete or too blurry. I hope that this copy will be more satisfactory.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews )
Topics: railroad, war, locomotive, Buster Keaton, silent movie
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by MPO Productions
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eye 28,314
favorite 23
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Operations of the New York Central Railroad. Producer and director: Victor Solow. Introduced by NYCRR president Alfred E. Perlman.
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Topics: Transportation: Railroad, Occupations: Railroad, New York State
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by Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
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eye 12,924
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Workings of a commercial airline before air travel became a mass phenomenon.
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Topic: Occupations: Aviation
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by New Universal Pictures Commercial Department
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eye 7,366
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Railroad tour through the state of Utah, stopping off at many natural attractions and in Salt Lake City. Shows Bingham and other towns in Utah. Director: Carlton T. Sills.
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Topics: Utah, Transportation: Railroad, Travelogues
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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eye 2,087
favorite 6
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Surveys the rapid growth of transportation in the United States from the early settlers to the jet age.
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Prelinger Archives
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Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, World War II: Industrial production, World War II: Prewar preparedness
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 4,174
favorite 6
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0740 PA9002 Letter From an Airline Pilot
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Topics: Aviation: History, Aviation: Commercial, Occupations: Aviation
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 12,350
favorite 18
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Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
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Topics: California: History and culture, Transportation: Railroad, California: "Redwood Empire"
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 12,912
favorite 7
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Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
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Topics: California, Transportation: Railroad
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by Unknown
movies
eye 29,175
favorite 24
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Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Transportation: Railroad, U.S.: West, California: History and culture
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 12,961
favorite 22
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Driving is compared with running a railroad train. With excellent images of steam-era passenger trains.
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Topics: Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Safety: Automotive
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 11,454
favorite 11
comment 2
Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
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Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 11,599
favorite 15
comment 2
Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
movies
eye 17,038
favorite 22
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Everything there is to know about the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topic: Transportation: Railroad
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 26,889
favorite 21
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TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
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Topics: Aviation: Commercial, Transportation: Air
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 19,691
favorite 19
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Describes a journey from a large city to the country on a streamline train. Shows duties of many of the people who work in the station and on the train.
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Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 4,919
favorite 6
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Prelinger Archives
movies
eye 8,057
favorite 11
comment 4
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles, emphasizing Oldsmobile's adaptability under wartime conditions.
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Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, World War II: Industrial production, World War II: Prewar preparedness
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by Unknown
movies
eye 39,855
favorite 42
comment 4
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Transportation: Railroad, U.S.: West, California: History and culture
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by Technicolor Corporation
movies
eye 24,088
favorite 71
comment 5
Film promoting use of Technicolor process to industrial film producers.
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Topics: Motion pictures: History, Motion pictures: Production, Motion pictures: Industrial
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 33,148
favorite 28
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Shows the varied forms of communications used by commercial air carriers in confirming reservations, preparing aircraft for flight, monitoring aircraft in flight and maintaining air-to-ground contact. With good imagery of passenger airline operations at the moment when air travel was just becoming a mass phenomenon. Director: Leo Rosencrans.
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Topics: Communication: Radio, Communication: Telephone, Aviation: Commercial
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by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
movies
eye 19,270
favorite 10
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TV host Arthur Godfrey takes controls of a passenger plane to demonstrate airline operations.
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Topics: Aviation: Commercial, Transportation: Air
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by U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, Educational Film Service
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eye 13,879
favorite 37
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Reviews the history of transportation in the U.S. and promotes the economic and social benefits of more and better public roads..
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Topics: Infrastructure: Roads and highways, Automobiles: History
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by U.S. Office of War Information
movies
eye 24,256
favorite 23
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Evocative World War II-era film following a troop train: the coordination of effort; its staging and assembly of cars, cargo and passengers; its heavily guarded journey through the American countryside; and the food, sleep, exercise, training, drilling and recreation of its soldier-passengers.
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Topics: World War II: Logistics, World War II: Homefront, Transportation: Railroad
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by WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
movies
eye 176,221
favorite 51
comment 18
Mid-Fifties slices of life and landscape in Philadelphia and surrounding towns. With excellent color footage of downtown scenes, neighborhoods, the Mummers Parade, Levittown, factories in Camden, New Jersey, and many other subjects that can no longer be seen. Producer and Director: Cal Jones. Cinematographer: Ralph Lopatin. Writer and Narrator: Dick McCutchen.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 18 reviews )
Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Northeast, Levittown, Pa.
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by Kahlenberg
movies
eye 59,944
favorite 85
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The comfort and delight of transatlantic air travel at the beginning of the jet age.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews )
Topics: Airline industry, Transportation: Air, Tourism
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by Davidson (Carson)
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eye 69,141
favorite 61
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Impressionistic picture of the Third Avenue Elevated Railway in Manhattan, New York City, before it was demolished.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews )
Topic: New York City
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
movies
eye 45,386
favorite 52
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Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical